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 - CHALLENGES FACING AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY The Ebola outbreak is proving to have a wide security, economic and livelihood impact on all affected countries and on the ...read more
01/10/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today stressed the need for controls on animal health to help curb the spread of Ebola and other infectious diseases ...read more
29/09/2014
 - BACKGROUND The past six months have witnessed an unprecedented Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that has affected five countries in West Africa. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone ...read more
23/09/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling to contain the world’s deadliest recorded outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Some cases have also been reported ...read more
08/09/2014
 - In Liberia, the first ever outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was reported in late March 2014 in Lofa County which is on the border ...read more
05/09/2014
 - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, ...read more
02/09/2014
 - Ban Ki-moon's newly appointed-Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, on a two-day visit in Monrovia, last week, said there is a need for ...read more
25/08/2014
 - Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species ...read more
21/07/2014
 - To strengthen the resilience of populations affected by malnutrition and food insecurity, and reduce the negative impact of food and nutrition crises in West Africa.
29/08/2013
 -  The Sahel crisis, with more than 11 million food insecure persons, has entered its peak with the lean season when poor households’ food stocks are exhausted ...read more
27/08/2013
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